[CentOS] Firefox 3.5 Issues

Fri Jul 17 05:56:03 UTC 2009
Ron Blizzard <rb4centos at gmail.com>

On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 7:09 PM, Mike A. Harris<mharris at mharris.ca> wrote:
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> Ron Blizzard wrote:
> (followup on original post from previous reply)
>> I downloaded Firefox 3.5 from the M. Harris site and, for the most
>> part, have had good luck with it. But I have also had hard crashes
>> that take down CentOS, not just Firefox.
> That is definitely not a firefox bug.

Okay. But there is some kind of issue between Firefox 3.5 and Xorg. I
reverted back to Firefox 3.0.11 and it works fine.

>> It happened to me twice on eBay (on the same page) -- and now I can
>> replicate it as many times as I want by going to...
>> http://wiki.centos.org/Newsletter
>> ...and choosing one of the two newsletters, linked there.
> I've just visited that page and clicked on both links and it works fine.
>  I've even disabled all of my security/privacy extensions on that page
> and it still works fine.  If the page is causing your system to crash,
> I'd start examining /var/log/messages and your X server log for kernel
> panics or Oops et al.

Interesting. I'll see what I can find in /var/log/messages and share
anything that might point to the problem. Thanks for writing.

RonB -- Using CentOS 5.3